pointed, and a Subscription entered into son, and others misprifion of treason. for promoting the Vaccine practice in There are charges also of other offences London.

against an act of Parliament, of the 37th The Royal Humane Society (of which of the King, and against the enactments the King is Patron) for the recovery of of another act also of the 37th of his perfons apparently dead by drowning; prelent Majelty, which last is an act for Suffocation, and other fudden accidents, the beater punishment of persons who was eftablished in this kingdom in 1774 ;

thall seduce from their duty and alleand Gnce that period, has been the pro- giance those who are serving in the army vidential means of restoring no less than

or navy : lastly, there are charges against 2679 persons, who otherwile would, in

the provisions of another act of the 37th of all human probability, have fuffered a

the King, which had for its objeet the more premacure interment.

effectual preventing of the adminiftering

unlawtul oaths. Many of these are of It appears from some late chymical that species of offence which, trom their experiments, that a mixture of fix parts malignant operation on the peace, the of gold and one of platina, forms a metal happiness, and the security of society, of a beautiful colour, very malleable and from their tendency to fubvert all gosusceptible of a fine polith, and which is alto less liable than gold to change, when at all times have been placed in the higher

vernment, and all legitimate authority, exposed to the action of hydrogen, fulo order of crimes ; that is, the crime of phur, or other chymical agents.

high treason, which is directed againk The Barrack department of Ireland is

the royal authority and power. There abolished, and the several Officers who directed it, retire on pensions.-Lord submitted to our cognisance, and which

are also several other species of offences Tyrawley, as Barrack-Master-General, the Itatutes above Atated, have directed is to rective 2000l. per annuin.

to be considered as crimes inferior only in 20. The Special Commission for the degree, and lecond in enormity to the trial of Col. Despard, and his partizans, crime of High Treason itself. Indeed, for High Treason, was opened at the New they will be found, upon consideration, Court-house for Surrey, in Horsemonger. as parts and members of the same crime; Jane, before Lord Ellenborough, and Sirs such is the crime of seducing persons A. Thompson, S. Le Blanc, A. Chamemployed in the sea and land service bre, and J. W. Rose. The Commision, from their duty and allegiance. Gen, which is dated the roth of January, tlemen, the law of this land, from the 1803, being read, the following Noble- earliest times, has, with the greatelt men and Gentlemen, who composed the anxiety and care, watched over the preGrand Jury, were called over and sworn: servation of the Sovereign's Perfon. To Lord Lenie (foreman), Lords Cranley, preserve and protect him, in whole and W. Rullell; the Hon. C. Norton; safety the public intereit is so much con. Sirs M. Paifons, J. Frederick, G. cerned; it has conlidered the evil work, Glynn, T. Turton, and R. Burneit; and ings of the mind, and the malignant R. Hankey, J. Trotter, Jof. Alcock, J. purposes of the heart, when directed P. Kensington, J. Bradney, H. Thornton, against his fatety, evidenced by any act H. Peters, T. Page, J. Whitmore, T. which demonstrates that purpose, to be Langley, W. Borrodaile, T. Gaikkeil, as highly penal as the actual perpetration R. Wyatt, and J. W. Watson, Esqrs. — of the atrocious deed itself. 'To inveiti. Counsel for the Crown, the Attorney gate the tendency and intent of fusa and Solicitor General, and Mellrs. Ploa picious acts, to ascertain such purpose, mer, Fielding, and Abbot.

and to determine the meaning of any act Lord Ellenborough, as President of done in pursuance of such delign, is, at the Commission, immediately addressed all times, a weighty duty for a Jury, the Jury in a charge of the most eloquent and the one which you will havę in composition, of which the following is an charge to execute. What shall be deemed outline:

an overt act of such treasonable intention, “ Gentlemen of the Grand Jury, we or, in other words, what thall be conare allembled on this occalion, under the fidered as legal evidence of suclı purpole, authority of a Special Commission from has heretofore been the subject of dira the Crown, in order for the trial of pute and controversy. Long, however, certain persons, charged with offences before the 26th of his pretent Majetty, therein specified. Those offences, as thus much at least was settled by all the there stated, some of them are high treas Judges :--That all mealures taken tor

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the purpose of deposing the King from by one witness within the limits of the his royal fate and dignity; that all county, in which the offence is proposed measures of force or restraint against the to be tried. For example, come onc Royal Perfon, fhould be impressed with meeting held, or some one ait done, must this description of treason. It was also be proved, by one witness, to be held, or settied, that all consultations to effe&t done, within this county. This is that purpose, bore the same itamp of necessary, in order to invest you with enormity. And although the whole legal competency to try the offence. scheme proved abortive, yet the guilt When this is once in proof, any other remained, and involved in it all those overt act, either within or without this who conspired for such purpose, or who county, may be received, without obgave their assent to overtures of that jection, as to locality. The law also re. kind. That the law had been so settled, quires, as well by the Grand Jury as by was beyond all pretence of doubt. But the Traverse Jury, that the treason hould if any doubts had existed on a subject, be proved hy two witnelles; that is, by which, from its importance, ought to be two witnesses to one overt at, or by one cleared from every shade of doubt, they witness to another overt adt-both of have been removed by the prudent pre them to the fame (fecies of treason. If, cautions of the act of the 36th of the however, the charge on the indi&tment King, which enacts, That if any perfon, contains an allegation of a dire&t attempt during the lite-time of his present Ma. against the person of the King, the person jefty, should attempt, or seek, the death charged with such dire& attempt will be or destruction of his Majelty, or to maim, tried in the same manner as if he had stood or wound him, or to violate his person,

indicted for murder. I am not aware, or restrain it, all such offenders should however, that any such direct attempt be deemed traitors, and guilty of high will be given in evidence before you, treason.' To compaís, therefore, the and, therefore, it is unnecessary to add imprisonment, or personal restraint, of more upon this subject. Neither is it the King, by that itatute, is made fub. necessary that I should ftate more of the ftantially treason, in the same manner as frame of the indictment, or of the evithose treasons which are enacted by dence by which it must be supported. the ftatute of the 25th of Edward Ill. I will trespass but a few moments longer

The fame, on inquiry, may be said, of on your time to remark upon the nature all the other cases provided for by the ard quality and legal effects of those acts Itatute of 26 George III. I only select which will appear before you. It is the the one above, because it is of that de natural effect of guilt to blind the eyes of scription of treason to which your attention those who contemplate the coinmillion of will be called by the evidence hereafter. crimes so much as to induce thein to beI have already stated, that any acts of in- lieve that the feelings and inclinations of tended violence against the King's person others are congenial to their own. This are overt acts of high treason, and all induces them io make such communicaovert acts are, by itatute of William tions to others; expecting that their own III. directed to be laid in the indi&lment malignant machinations will be heard again't the prisoner, in order that he may with favour, as frequently leads to dilo Specifically know what charge he is to coveries by which the public safety is detend hiinself against. But the nume. often rescued from the moft imminent sous branches of those acts need not be peril. But the greatest source of inftated. It is enough if the nature of the formation relpecting the bidden springs overt act be itated, the different circum- of action, and the concealed motives, Atances need not, they may be contidered can be had only from those who have as appendages and results arising from been participators in the conspiracy, and it. I have faid this, in order to your . to whom all the hidden and concealed a finance, that you may better under. counsels have been revealed. It is from it and the legal form of the indikiment accomplices oniy that the whole can be which will be laid before you, and that fully learned. Most true it is, that you may better judge of the competent though the evidence of accomplices may degree of proof necessary to support it. be legally received, yet it ought to be I will itate what the law requires on acted upon with a just and sober degree of this head :-hirt, the prisoner must be caution. I: ought not to be believed, uried by a Jury of the county where the unless it be such as carries its own truth overt act is alleged to have been com with it, or is corrob: rated by others; mitted. Some overt a&t must be proved muie particulariy when the lives, for.



tunes, and fair fame of the accused are at by such desperate and inadequate hopes. ftake. In weighing, therefore, this sort If they be proved, you will lay so, how. of evidence, and considering the results ever much it may excite your surprise and from it, you will expect luch a degree of your horror : fürprise at the boldness of conformation from others as to the nature, the intended attempt, and horror at the ends, and objects of the conspiracy. You' confequences which it might have occawill expect a corroboration of concomi- fioned tant circumstances, and a conformity to “ Gentlemen of the Grand Jury, I the main rules of probabilities, so as to fear, considering to whom I have been make the fum and substance of the evi- addressing myself, that I have occupied dence credible. If they are so confirmed, too much of your time. I have endea. Juries will act on such evidence, always voured to explain the heads of the law of hearing it in mind that they are to act treason. I have attempted to explain the with caution. But you are always to nature, frame, and circumstances of the bear in mind, Gentlemen, that by another indictment, and the proof it will require Jury the matter will be ultimately de. to support it. I have made luch observaciled; you are; in the firtt infiance, to tions on the nature of the evidence, as fay, whether there be reasonable ground will enable you to judge upon it, and do of probability to put the accused on their that which the intereit of justice requires. defer.ce before that Jury, from whom Gentlemen, you will now withdraw, and, they mult receive a final verdict, either of weighing in your own minds how deeply acquittal or condemnation. If luch a affecting the charge is to the acculed, cate be made out, lo confirmed, and fals you will hear the evidence in support of ling within probability, it will be your the indictment, which will be submitted duty to lubmit it to an ulterior deciñon. to you ; and I doubt not but that the rea All I Mall at present add, on this fubject, sult will be such as it ought to be." is, that to refule credit to fuch evidence When the Jury retired, twenty-one would be to render the crime of confpi- witnesses were sworn, one of which, racy the protection of itself, and would named “ Connelly," admitted equally militate against the rules of law King's evidence. In the evening the and against the dičtates of common sense. Grand Jury returned a true Bill for I forbear to detail the circumstances, even High Treason, against E. M. Despard, limited as they have come to my know- W. Lauder, A. Graham, f. Brougha Jedge; by to, bearing to do it, every pre. ton, T. Phillips, D. Tindall, J. Doyle, judice, and every ju picion of prejudice, G. S. Wratton, J. Wood, J. Francis, will be obvia:ed and excluded, and the T. Newman, S. Smith, and J. Macnaends of justice, I trust, obtained with mara.- No Bill was found against Winequal force and equal certainty. If, terbottom, and C. Pendrill, being ill, was however, you should find the fame despe- left in Newgate. At the requelt of the rate attempts contemplated, which have prisoners, Serjeant Best and Mr. Gurney attended other conforacies of this fort, were appointed as their Countel.-The you will not reject a belief of thein, on Court then adjourned till the 5th of Feaccount of their wild and extravagant bruary, when it will meet pro forma, and, plans; you will only require a greater on Monday the 7th, will proceed to th degree of proot of a contpiracy, nurtured trial of the prisoners.


MARRIAGES. L ORD ANDOVER to the Hon. Miss Bemerton, to Mrs. Yeldham, reli&t of Mr. Dutton.

Thomas Yeldham, Ruilia merchant. Thumas Hoblyn, efq. of the Trea William Hale, e!q. son of General Sury, to Mrs. Overend.

Hale, to Miss Webster, daughter of Row. Mr. Ponionby to Lady F. Villiers. Jand Webiter, of Stockton.

Mr. Jofeph Goodhart, of Limehouse, Lord Delaval to Miis Knight. to Miss Woide, eldeit daughter of the The Rev. William Digby to Miss Jate Dr. Woiite, of the British Muleum. Charlotte Elizabeth Digby, maid of ho.

The Hon. Reginald Cocks, youngest nour to the Queen. fon of Lord S mmers,'to Miis Aune John F. H. Rawlins to Miss Baker, Cucks, youngest daughter of James eldeit daughter of William Baker, eiq. Cucks, elq.

Charles Morley Balders, esq. to Miss The Rev. William Coxe, rector of Hare.


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venny, and died fix years before her AT Longworth, Berks, in his goth father, leaving Gx children, to whom and

year, the Rev. James Williams, their noble father Mr. Robinson has beD. D. rector of that place.

queathed the bulk of his

property. 13. The Rev. Peil Akehurst, M. A. The Rev. Benjamin Rogers, vicar of many years tellow of King's College, Seagry, Wilts, aged 83. Cambridge, and rector of Buckland, Mr. William Burgels, of Great PortHerts, B. A. 1768, M. A. 1771. land-treet.

DEC. 15. Mrs. Pennant, reliat of At Exeter, Sebastián Emmett, esq. Thomas Pennant, elą.

formerly of the North Devon regiment 18. At Uller, near Rotherham, Robert of militia, but lately of the royal waggon Poynton, eiq.

corps. At Northbrook, near Exeter, Cham 24. In Gower-street, Major Charles herlain Goodwin, efq. of Mitcham, Stewart, of the second battalion and third Surry.

regiment of native infantry in the Eart Lately, Rear-Admiral Samuel Graves. India Company's service at Bombay. 19: At Mount Panther, in the county

At New Church, in Rotlendale, aged of Down, the Right Hon. Francis 61, the Rev. John Shorrock, minister of Charles Anneley, Earl Annelley, Vif- the perpetual curacies of New Church count Glerawley, and Baron Annefley,

and Walton-le-Dale. At Greenwich, Lieutenant-General 25. At Cheltenham, Thomas Crow. Ayie, of the reyal artillery.

der, esq. late of the Enniskillen diagoons. 20. Viscounteis Bateman, in her 77th Lady Buwyer, relict of Sir William year.

Bowyer, bart. Lately, at Hampton court, John D'Ai. 26. At Sutton Courtney, Berks, aged gremont, late of the Ajeiphi.

71, Thomas Justice, etq, formerly a capAt Headington, near Oxford, tain in the Berkshire militia, late 'a Richard Finch, elg.

deputy-lieutenant for that county. 23. John Robinson, efq. member of 27. Henry Stanley, esq. of Portland. parlianient for Harwich, in his 76th place, late lieutenant-colonel of the year. He was born at Appleby ; and King's own regiment of dragoons. at an early period of his life was elected, 28. At Edinburgh, Mrs. Nonro, relict through the influence of Lord Lonsdale, of Dr. George Monro. then Sir James Lowther, member for his Mr. Thomas Charles Shairp, of Great Dative county, Westmorland, which he St. Helens. reprelented in two fuccellive parliamenes. 29. Mus. Corri, mother of Mrs. Dur In 1774, he was elected for the borough sek, lady of eminence in the musical of Harwich, for which he has been fix world. times re-elected ; and which he conti At Clapham, aged 63, Abraham Wilnued to repredent till his death, when kinson, eiq. of Dawlon.street, Dublin, he was nearly the oldest member of one of the directors of the Bank of Ire: the House of Commons. His active land. talents, indeíatigable industry, skill 30. Sir William Parker, bart. vicein busineis, knowledge of markind, admiral of the red. and easy address, recommended him to William Henry Campbell, 'e'q. of Lila Lord North, as a proper person to fill ton Hail, in the county of Ellex. the arduous and important office of JAN, I, 1803. At Bath, Philip Cham. Secretary to the treatury, which lie con pion Crelpigny, eiq. of Aldthurgh, in the tinued to bold till the termination of that county of Suffolk, formerly King's proc. boble Lord's administration, when Mr. tor, and member for Sudbury. He reRobinson retirių with a pension of 1000l. ligned the office in Dectors Commons per annum. In 1788, he was appointed to Mr. Heleliine, and his interest in by the late Minilier, Mr. Pitt, to the Sudbury to his eldest lon, the late Tho. lucrative office of surveyor-general of his mas Crespigny, tíq.

Mr. Crelpigny, Majesty's woods and forelis, which he the father, was a mais of extensive know. heid till his death. When a young man, ledge ; he polleled a taite for literature, he married Mils Crowe, of Barbadoes, and was in habits of intercourse with the by whom he had one child, a daughter, higher ranks in this country. He wrote who was married to the Earl of Aberga, two numbers in the periodical paper


entitled “ The World," which was con 16. The Rev. Henry Heathcote, rector ducted by Mr. Moore, the Author of the of Walton, near Liverpool. Gainetter, though at that time Mr. At Smyth's Hall, Efex, Charles AlexCrelpigny must have been very young ; ander Crickett, esq. M. P. for Ipswich. a proof that bis taste and talents were, 17. Henry Cornelison, elq. of Edwardhowever, mature, as “ The World” was Areet, Portman square, in his 78th year. enriched by contributions from the most 18. Lady Parker, wife of Admiral Sir diftinguilhed wits of that period. Mr. Peter Parker. Crespigny was married four times. His At Mrs. Damer's, Strawberry-hill, third wife was particularly etteemed for Caroline Countess-dowager of Aylerbury, her undertanding and domestic virtues. widow of General Conway: Mr. Crespigny has left several children 19. Mrs. Grevilie, wife of Colonel by his different marriages.

Henry Greville, of Hanover-square. John Bagnell, efq. of Earley Court, At Clifton, Thomas Vernon Dolphin, Berks, in his Soth year.

esq. of Eyeford, in the county of GlouAt Twickenham, in his 81st year, ceiter. Sir Richard Perryn, knt. late one of the 20. Mr. David Steel, of Little Tower. barons of the exrhequer.

hill, 3. James Wastle, esq. of Entham, Ox Mr. C. J. De Broeck, a native oi fordshire.

Bruficis. Thomas Curry, efq. a justice of peace 21. In Manchester-square, Sir Henry for the county of Southampton.

Lambert, bart. 7. James Lacy, len. esq. at Chichel 23. Mr. Edward Vaux, of Austinter.

friars, in his 61it year. James Hawkefworth, esq. of Great James-Atreet, Bedford-row.

DEATHS ABROAD, 8. Jaines Leilie, efq. of Buckingham At Grenada, the Hon. George Vere Areet.

Hobart, goverror of that island, and le. At Bali, James Champness, esq. of cond son of the Earl of Buckinghamshire. Twickenham.

At Altena, the Right Hon. Dowager 9.

At Greenwich, Mrs. Maule, wife Lady Clifford, youngeit filter of the late of Stephen John Maule, elq.

Earl of Litchfield. Lately, at Newcastle, William Fearon, JULY 16, 1802. At Bombay, James esq. barriser-at-law, and recorder of Bur- Rivett Carnac, eiq. second ineinber of the wick-upon-Tweed.

council of that presdency. 10. Mr. Joleph Waffell, of Parlia. At Oporto, john Whitehead, esq. in ment-ftreet.

his 76th year, and forty-seven years his 11. Mrs. Stainforth, housekeeper of Majeity's conful at that place. Buckingham-house.

Nov. 16. On his voyage to Leghorn, Mr. Thomas Willon, permit-writer in Robert Capfe, M. D. of York. the Exchequer.

At Trinidad, Gabriel Quarrington 12. At Edinburgh, Lady R. Bruce, Barnes, esq. date of Conduit-fireet, Hansdaughter of the late Fari of Kircarden, ver-square. and aunt to the Earl of Elgin.

JAN. 2, 1803, At Paris, the Hon. The Rev. John Erkkine, D. D. one of Mis. Cecil, mother to the Marquis of the minilters of the Old Grey Friars Exeter. Church, Edinburgh.

JAN. 14, 1803. At Paris, the Hon. 13. Mr. William Canner, one of the Temple Lutterei, esq. next brother to city marials.

the tail of Carhampton. At Woolwich, in his 7.2d year, Tho OCT. 11, 1832. At Colonel's Iland, mas Butler, e'q. of the ordnance office. Georgia, Robert Lithgow, elg.

15. At Vauxhall-walk, Mr. Henry JULY 1802. At Calcutta, Elias Fere Thomas.

guton, elą. Lately, Baron Durler, lieutenant On his paffage from the West Indies, colonel of De Rolle's regiment at Alex. Brigadier General Romer. andria

Di, Biair, plyrician to the feet at Lately, Richard Broome, esq. of Al Jamaica, drowned going on more at Port burough, Elcx.


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